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TIAA Senior Cybersecurity Governance & Risk Specialist in Jacksonville, Florida

Sr Info Security Gov & Risk Specialist

The Sr. Info Security Specialist will help build upon the IT Risk Framework by reviewing and updating the technology risk catalog, rating tables, risk attributes, and other data and related logic that is used to calculate IT risk. This includes partnering with a variety of different stakeholders throughout the organization in order to ensure that the IT risk assessment results are both meaningful and actionable.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Identify areas of improvement in the IT Risk Framework and advocate for proposed solutions

  • Manage the IT risk catalog, rating tables, risk attributes, and related information

  • Communicate to other stakeholders how the IT Risk Framework functions

  • Identify areas of improvement in the IT risk assessment processes that will enable more accurate and complete assessment results

  • Regularly review and adjust the IT Risk Framework to ensure that it properly addresses risks associated with emerging technologies

  • Implement metrics and other reporting capabilities that communicate the effectiveness of the IT Risk Framework and related processes

  • Help support the IT Standards and IT Procedures process by identifying and advocating for controls improvements

  • Provide supplemental support for the Application Risk Assessment program


  • 3 Years Required; 5 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


Required Qualifications

  • 3 or more years of experience in Cybersecurity, IT risk, and/or a related field

  • Experience defining and communicating IT controls and/or IT risk information

  • Experience with ISO 27005, FAIR, NIST Risk Management Framework, ISACA’s Risk IT, OCTAVE, and/or other IT risk frameworks & models

  • Experience working in a team-oriented collaborative IT environment

  • Experience with MS Office

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Cybersecurity and/or IT risk management experience

  • Quantitative risk analysis experience and/or foundational statistics knowledge

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Cybersecurity and/or IT risk certifications (e.g. CISSP, CRISC, etc.)

  • Strong problem solving, project management, and relationship management skills

  • Experience working with the FAIR quantitative information risk model

  • Experience with Archer eGRC, Jira, and/or Tableau

Potential Salary: $108,000.00 USD

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).

Company Overview

TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

Benefits and Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary ( .

Equal Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

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TIAA started out over 100 years ago to help ensure teachers could retire with dignity. Today, many people who work at not-for-profits rely on our wide range of financial products and services to support and strengthen their financial well-being.